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Six children, ages 2 to 10, killed in fire

February 18, 2007|From Times Wire Reports

Fire swept through a house in southwestern Pennsylvania, killing six young children and a woman. The young victims were four girls who ranged in age from 5 to 10, and two boys ages 2 and 3. Authorities said the woman was the mother of three of the children.

Waynesburg firefighters arrived at 3:15 a.m. and found flames 10 to 15 feet high coming from the split-level house. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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